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On this day in 1967, CBS presented a midseason replacement that turned out to be one of the most ambitious and controversial variety shows in TV history: The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Tom and Dick...

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“On the Count of Three” is a trifle, but an original one: an existential buddy comedy of despair. It opens with Val (Jerrod Carmichael) and Kevin (Christopher Abbott) standing outside a strip club...

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On this day in 1989, Time Warner introduced cable’s first all-comedy channel, simply called The Comedy Channel. Its programming ranged from episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 to its original...

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On this day in 1997, Comedy Central introduced four unforgettable third-graders: Stan, Cartman, Kyle and Kenny, from a snowy Colorado mountain town called South Park.  The fledgling cable channel...

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Sometimes, all we need in life is a bloody good laugh. Sure, Netflix is stacked with the darkest, most chilling true crime documentaries, the best mind-blowing mystery movies and the scariest horrors...

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On this day in 1996, Comedy Central introduced The Daily Show, with host Craig Kilborn. Kilborn, a former co-anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter, opened the half-hour satirical news show with a comedic...

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Julio Torres’s special brand of comedy helped raise $ 60,000 to support undocumented youth and their families during the coronavirus pandemic. Torres, the co-creator of HBO’s series “Los Espookys”...

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In the opening scene of Never Have I Ever, Mindy Kaling‘s new coming-of-age comedy on Netflix, Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) prays for what every 15-year-old Indian-American teenager raised...

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Comedy Central star Vic Henley dies from a pulmonary embolism at age 57 as Adam Sandler, Amy Schumer, Leslie Jones give tributes He had the embolism over the weekend and died on Monday, his family said Soon...

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On this day in 1967, CBS presented a midseason replacement that turned out to be one of the most ambitious and controversial variety shows in TV history: The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Tom and Dick...